Marla's flyer very specifically
said: GROUP PHOTO STAIRCASE IN FRONT OF SAVOY
and I showed up for our group picture on Friday evening, there were
two cameramen and two other guests. That meant out of 54
guests, 50 were missing. This was pathetic. The
photographers looked disgusted. As for me, I was dismayed.
Marla and I had shelled out $75 for the privilege of hiring these
men for the photo shoot and only two people besides ourselves had
bothered to show up.
As we stood
at the top of the stairs on Level Four, five minutes passed and only
one more person showed up. It was now exactly 7:30 pm. I
have heard of "late", but this was ridiculous. Why were so
many people avoiding this important ritual? Where was
remember who it was, but someone walked down the steps to Level
Three below to inspect the main entrance to the Savoy Theater.
They stopped and shouted, "They're down here! They're down
Marla and I
quickly descended the steps. Incredibly, over 40 people were
standing INSIDE the doors to the Savoy Theater. They were
completely out of sight from our vantage point at the top of the
stairs. They couldn't see us and we couldn't see them.
Apparently most of them had been at a show in the theater and when
it ended, they found it more convenient to mingle inside the theater
were they talking about? They were all mad that Rick and Marla
had stood them up!
As it turned out, 46 out of 54 guests were in the picture, a very
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